Chas Jones, Ph.D.

Publications

Select Publications

Jones, C.E., S. Leibowitz, R. Comeleo, L. Stratton, K.A. Sawicz, and P.J. Wigington Jr. Hydrologic Vulnerability of the Western U.S.: Comparing the historic and projected water balance using hydrologic landscapes. (In prep.)

Jones, C.E., S. Leibowitz, R. Comeleo, L. Stratton, K.A. Sawicz, and P.J. Wigington Jr. An assessment of streamflow vulnerability to climate using a hydrologic landscape approach in the western U.S.A. (In prep.)

K.A. Sawicz, S.G. Leibowitz, P.J. Wigington, Jr., R.L. Comeleo, C.E. Jones. Verification and application of hydrologic landscape-based watershed-scale classification to gaged/ungaged watersheds in the Pacific Northwest, USA. (In prep.)

Leibowitz, S.G., M.C. Rains, I.F. Creed, R.A. Hill, M.H. Weber, D. Aldred, C.E. Jones, and J.R. Christensen. Wetland Hydrological Connectivity: A classification approach and North American Assessment. (In review).

Jones, C.E., R. Churchwell, K. Walter-Anthony, and E. Schwing. 2015. A canary in the coal mine: permafrost thaw leads to bird mortality. (in review).

Jones, C.E., K. Kielland, A. Prakash, & L.D. Hinzman. 2015. Mapping dangerous ice conditions on the Tanana River using high-resolution satellite imagery. (Submitted to PLOS One).

Jones, C.E., R. Churchwell, K. Walter-Anthony, and E. Schwing. 2016. A canary in the coal mine: permafrost thaw leads to bird mortality. (In preparation for submission to Nature).

Jones, C.E., K. Kielland, A. Prakash, & L.D. Hinzman. 2016. Mapping dangerous ice conditions on the Tanana River using high-resolution satellite imagery. (Submitted to PLOS One).

Jones, C.E., K. Kielland, & L.D. Hinzman. 2015. Modeling groundwater upwelling as a control on river ice thickness. Hydrology Research. 46.4: 566-577. [Download]

Jones, C.E., K. Kielland, L.D. Hinzman, & W. Schneider. 2015. Integrating local knowledge and science: Economic consequences of driftwood harvest in a changing climate. Ecology and Society. 20(1) 1-25. [Download]

Jones, C.E.. 2014. The Integrated Hydrologic And Societal Impacts of a Warming Climate In Interior Alaska. Ph.D. Dissertation. Civil and Environmental Engineering. University of Alaska Fairbanks. 123 pp. [Download]

Schneider, W.S., K. Brewster, K. Kielland, and C.E. Jones. 2013. On Dangerous Ice: Changing Conditions on the Tanana River. University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, Alaska. 76 pp. [Download]

Jones, C.E., K. Kielland, L.D. Hinzman. 2013. Modeling groundwater upwelling as a control on river ice thickness. Proceedings of the 19th International Northern Research Basins Symposium and Workshop. Southcentral AK. August 11–17, 2013. [Download]

Rowland, J., C.E. Jones, et al. 2010. Arctic landscapes in transition –Responses to thawing permafrost. EOS Transactions, American Geophysical Union. 91. 229-230. [Download]

Jones, C.E., T. Caplan and C. Landers. 2008. Cibola Fire Revegetation Plan, Cibola National Wildlife Refuge: Part 1, Cibola, AZ. Prepared by Parametrix and Soil & Water West, Inc. Albuquerque, NM. December 2008.

Fisher, W.L., J.R. Bidwell, C.A. Davis, D.J. Turton, C.C. Vaughn, C.E. Jones, D.E. Spooner, and Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation. 2007. Review of ecosystem flow requirements for the Kiamichi and Little rivers basins in southeastern Oklahoma. Oklahoma Dept. of Wildlife Conservation. Oklahoma City, OK. 167 pp.

Fisher, W.L., C.E. Jones, W. Layher, and E. Brinkman. 2005. Instream flow modeling for mussels and fishes in southeastern Oklahoma. Final Report, State Wildlife Grant T-8-P, Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation, Oklahoma City, OK. 162 pp.

Fisher, W.L., C.K. Belt, and C.E. Jones. 2004. Instream flow studies in a key southeastern Oklahoma Stream. Final Report, U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia. 12 pp.

Jones, C.E. and R. Houk. 2004. Growing more than vegetables: Bob Kauer’s shared harvest community garden. Pages 47–49. In P. Friederici and R. Houk (editors), A New Plateau: Sustaining the Lands and Peoples of Canyon Country. Renewing the Countryside. Minneapolis, MN.

Jones, C.E. 2003. Predicting cattail responses to re-watering of a travertine stream: Decommissioning the Fossil Springs Dam. Master’s thesis. Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ. [Download]

Representative Presentations

Jones, C.E., K. Kielland, L.D. Hinzman. 2013. Modeling groundwater upwelling as a control on river ice thickness. The 19th International Northern Research Basins Symposium and Workshop. Southcentral AK. August 11–17, 2013. [Oral Presentation]

Jones, C.E., K. Kielland, L.D. Hinzman. 2013. Connecting the dots… Linking permafrost degradation, groundwater upwelling, and ice thickness. Department of Natural Resources Brown Bag Luncheon, Fairbanks, AK. April 3, 2013. [Oral Presentation]

Jones, C.E., K. Kielland, L.D. Hinzman. 2013. Modeling the thermal balance between groundwater springs and river ice. 2013 Alaska Section of the American Water Resources Association Meeting, Anchorage, AK. March 3–7, 2013. [Oral Presentation]

Jones, C.E., K. Kielland, L.D. Hinzman. Integrating local knowledge and hydrology to model driftwood harvest from the Yukon River in a changing climate. 2013 Western Alaska Interdisciplinary Science Conference, Nome, AK. March 20-22, 2013. [Oral Presentation]

Jones, C.E., K. Kielland, L.D. Hinzman. 2012 Modeling the thermal balance between groundwater springs and river ice. 2012 American Geophysical Union Meeting, San Francisco, CA. December 3–7, 2012. [Poster]

Jones, C.E. L.D. Hinzman, K. Kielland. 2012. Characterizing seasonal and spatial variability of groundwater in the Middle Tanana Valley. 2012 Alaska EPSCoR Annual Meeting, AK. May 24-25, 2012. [Poster]

Jones, C.E., L.D. Hinzman, K. Kielland. 2011. Integrating remote sensing and traditional knowledge to assess hazardous river conditions. 2011 AWRA Alaska Section Annual Conference, Fairbanks, AK. April 4–6, 2011. [Poster]

Jones, C.E. and W.L. Fisher. 2004. Exposed! Potential Impacts of Flow Reductions on Mussels in the Kiamichi River. In 93rd annual technical meeting. Oklahoma Academy of Science, Edmond, OK. [Oral Presentation]

Jones, C.E. and N.C. Johnson. 2003. Decommissioning the Fossil Creek Dam is predicted to reduce suitable Typha habitat. In 47th annual ANAS meeting. Arizona-Nevada Academy of Science, Flagstaff, AZ. [Oral Presentation]

Jones, C.E. and N.C. Johnson. 2002. A spatial model of macrophyte habitat in Fossil Creek, Arizona: Recommendations for decommissioning a dam. In 87th annual ESA Meeting. Ecological Society of America, Tucson, AZ. [Oral Presentation]

Koch, G.W., D.L. Rowland, C.E. Jones, and N.C. Johnson. 2002. Evidence of a strong soil organism effect on plant response to CO2 and nitrogen enrichment. In 87th annual ESA Meeting. Ecological Society of America, Tucson, AZ. [Oral Presentation]

Jones, C.E. and P. Phillips. 2001. Simply remove the Fossil Creek Dam? In 1st annual VWREP conference. Verde Watershed Research and Education Program, Camp Verde, AZ. [Poster]

Jones, C.E. and P. Phillips. 2001. An analysis of the proposed decommissioning of Fossil Creek Dam, near Strawberry, AZ. Hydrology and Water Resources in Arizona and the Southwest; proceedings of the meetings of the Arizona Section, American Water Resources Assn. and the Hydrology Section, Arizona Academy of Science. 31:34-41. [Poster]

Other Publications

Jones, C.E., K. Kielland, L.D. Hinzman. 2013. Modeling permafrost degradation as a control on river ice thickness. Changing Ice. September 2013. 2: pg. 8. [Newsletter]